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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO)

Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
52-8-3424820
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Great architecture and art

I spent a couple of hours at MARCO today and was impressed first by the architecture by Ricardo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ShawnC777
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Melbourne, Australia
Impressive insight to DreamWorks' creative process

My family and I really enjoyed seeing the depth and breadth of work that goes into the makings of... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
John C
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Housed in a beautiful building designed by world-famous architect Ricardo Legorreta, this museum features works of major Mexican and Latin American artists.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a couple of hours at MARCO today and was impressed first by the architecture by Ricardo Legorreta, who was able to have light bounce around the open spaces in the most interesting ways, and the exhibitions which included the amazing works by Vik...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed seeing the depth and breadth of work that goes into the makings of many of my the modern blockbusters we've enjoyed over the years - Shreck, How to train your dragon, Kung fu panda, etc. Truely worth while and...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

A beautiful contemporary building houses a large exhibition space which had two special exhibits when I was there in March 2017. Signs were in English and Spanish, it was all very well done and well presented.

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If visiting Monterrey, you have to go to MARCO. Ir is in the heart of old Town (barrio antiguo) Ana next to the Cathedral. My wife and I went to see their newest exhibition called "Lightopia" which is about lighting and is applications through history....More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

It is always suggested to keep an eye on the exhibitions being displayed as well as the up coming ones. Its program is always changing and renewing.

Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Generally I'm not a huge museum person. I prefer to be out and about in the city rather than inside isolated away. That is just my personality type (no judgement for those who love museums). We had achieved everything we wanted to do that day...More

Thank april s
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The place itself feels quite old but what's inside is invaluable. Even more when all the exhibits are temporary which means that you can go and go again and always will find something new and amazing. There are few museums like this in the country,...More

Thank draghignazzo
Reviewed 3 November 2016

For the most part, this was a good museum space. The architecture is modern and the location is central. On Wednesdays, admission is free. We were lucky enough to visit during a Tomás Saraceno exhibit. Amazing!

Thank BetaniaTravels
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a great museo. The staff changes the exhibits every few months. The museo is a beautiful space. It always is interesting, and they are so happy to have foreign visitors. .

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Exhibitions are really interesting and the space is very modern. Major artists but not global giants. It is the best museum in Monterrey so far in my honest opinion. It has gift shop and souvenirs, and a good restaurant with buffet service. Wednesdays is free...More

Thank KarolaRS
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